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11th India Art Fair: Brilliant Sculptures, Sophisticated Canvases and Artworks

Diverse elements sometimes create a composite whole. So if you piece together Lalu Prasad Shaw’s simple albeit sophisticated paintings with Tapas Biswas’s panoramic study of the skyline of the Benares Ghats and Asim Paul’s A Happy Family, a bronze that

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Create Your Own Destiny

Guided by indwelling samskara, Mind, first excites desire trends, and then nurses them. The desires, in turn, excite corresponding thoughts, which when further gravitate following continued reflection in mind, translate into action. As water resources get recycled, as has been

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Share of Rural-Based Works at India Art Festival

According to Rajendra, director and curator, the India Art Festival is not just a display of works by various artists but also a vast collection of representations of rural India. In the 21st century, the nomenclature of festival is attached

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Art All the Way

Sotheby is an artwork exhibition including Tyeb Mehta and Amrita Shergill’s works. Gaurav Bhatia, who is the managing director Sotheby, talks to Saimi Sattar about the gallery’s architecture. The translucent paper still covers the huge 149.5 x 105 cm piece

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The Art of Storytelling

Kathakar is a Storytelling fest. Shaguna Gahilote, festival director of the festival talks to Saimi Sattar of the responsibilities of a raconteur. It is one thing to read about Shivaji in a comic strip and visualise him within laid down

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Tricks of the Mind

Russian illusionist Alexander Magu talks to Chahak Mittal about how it’s all about the tricks of mind and pushing it daily. Be it swallowing a 40-centimetre sword through peristalsis, taking rabbits out of a hat, spreading cards on the table

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The Art of Theatre

With the launch of 14th edition of Jashn-e-bachpan: International Children’s Theatre Festival by NSD, chief Abdul Latif Khatana and director Suresh Sharma talk about inclusivity. Learning isn’t just confined to schools and classrooms anymore. And at a time of digital

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A Different Way to Show You Care

There are many ways to show you care about people and the earth than through material products. Here are some of them. The festival of Diwali means showing appreciation for near and dear ones but material gifts like boxes of

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Fragrances are no Longer Limited to Floral and Fruity Accents

Fragrances are now not limited to fruity or floral accents. Chocolate, coffee, and other things are also making their way in. By Team Viva The source of fragrances has moved from the gardens and woods to the kitchen with gourmand

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Sassi’s Legend

The Sindhi folktale of Sassi and Punnu, about a girl from the 12th century has undergone many changes, especially socio political changes in Pakistan Some five years ago, a middle-aged Sindhi man, Dadu Baksh, who was employed by me as

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